Looking for Mongolia or does it quality as a ride report?

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  1. cyclopathic

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    Random pics DSCF1657.JPG DSCF1690.JPG DSCF1703.JPG DSCF1705.JPG DSCF1707.JPG DSCF1709.JPG
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    Wow Plizen looks way busier compared to June when I visited. That Czech girl is the right size for you:lol3
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  3. cyclopathic

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    No that's from Bratislava, Wien and Prague.. Plzen is coming when I get WiFi.
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    mrsdnf Been here awhile

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    Orsm pictures cyclopathic. You certainly have your bike loaded up with gear. Did you ever get a fix for the engine stopping?
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    I sent email but the factory guys will be in on 19th have to wait.

    From all symptoms it's a ECU program bug;i it were bad wiring or tip over switch it would manifest random and more likely on rough terrain. Soo I am just riding around issue making sure not to redline it.
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    About 600 clicks today from Plzen to Ljubljana.. through Austrian Alps. Some nice riding; picked easy enough route.Austrians = happy Germans. Afterall Sigmund Freud was Austrian, right? (but then again adolf schicklgruber was too).

    My camera stopped recognize SD card.. so I swapped it with one from phone. Bad thing my phone is half broken as a result; good thing I can post old pictures.. and I can make new ones too.

    If you ever decide to buy FinePix XP130 just don't; it makes nice pics but software is buggy as hell
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    Random encounters (backlog):

    Ran into these guys from Italy on Serbian/Bulgarian border. They were going to Mongolia on small car with practically no clearance.

    Now I can't even find the picture.. bummer. I just post random pics from the trip then.
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    This is a couple from Italy (in Bratislava) the AT on the right is theirs DSCF1603.JPG
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    Wien me thinks.

    3rd one is infamous opera house DSCF1621.JPG DSCF1629.JPG DSCF1615.JPG DSCF1638.JPG
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    Prague DSCF1737.JPG DSCF1737.JPG DSCF1745.JPG DSCF1746.JPG DSCF1747.JPG
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    Plzen DSCF1821.JPG DSCF1820.JPG DSCF1822.JPG
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    Chernivtsi DSCF1355.JPG DSCF1358.JPG DSCF1353.JPG DSCF1366.JPG DSCF1380.JPG
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    Ukraine DSCF1385.JPG DSCF1391.JPG DSCF1397.JPG DSCF1409.JPG DSCF1419.JPG DSCF1436.JPG
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    Mostly Ukraine but 2 brothers are from Poland DSCF1559.JPG DSCF1451.JPG DSCF1430.JPG DSCF1461.JPG
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    Slovenia is a riding heaven; roads are as not as hard in Cinque Terre and more flowing. This is from Julian Alps and I think from the ride from Ljubljana to coast.

    Just avoid main/toll roads and yes they are all paved. Pavement is in good shape just bumpy at times. Screenshot_2019-08-16-14-50-48.jpg Screenshot_2019-08-16-15-37-18.jpg Screenshot_2019-08-16-16-02-24.jpg
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    mrsdnf Been here awhile

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    Good going cyclopathic.
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    Loving your updates and some of the scenery (ladies) is very nice.....
    I've done several trips to the Arctic and I want more. Your RR (and a few others) are really helping me decide to just go.
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    Side roads in Croatia. This is what happens if you get GPS loose Screenshot_2019-08-18-11-08-10.jpg
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    I had been to Arctic to Dalton and Dempster; this is a completely different animal. Too many people,, narrow twisty roads, too many different cultures in close proximity divided by borders.

    Hope to get to the big spaces in the east kazahstan, Siberia.. road of the Bones is scheduled to be paved by 2024 hope to get it next June.

    With regards to ladies after walking the city wall around Dubrovnik for 2hr in rentless mideterranian sun went to the beach today to get some sun on my milky white legs covered by riding pants. There were 2 women sunbathing (a couple?) one was topless.. don't ask for pics.
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